2018 project: Chaco, Argentina

Past Project: 2015 Project


Asuncion, Paraguay
May 2015
50 team members

Project goal

To provide free surgical correction for indigent patients and free medical and dental treatment for village clinic patients, teaching community health and sharing the gospel, providing safe water for one school/community.

Team & Location

50 members from 8 states:

Ambalavanan, Manoj Medical student Dayton, OH
Anghelache, Coca Family Nurse Practitioner Waynesville, OH
Bamberger, Brent DO - Hand Surgeon Kettering, OH
Brannon, David MD - Anesthesiologist Ranger, GA
Brannon, Cheryl Clinic Associate Ranger, GA
Burkett, Gentley Scrub Technician - Surgery New Lebanon, OH
Cacciolfi, Bill Travel and Transportation Lebanon, OH
Chivers, Ashley Scrub Technician - Surgery Kettering, OH
Cofiño, Ernesto MD – Plastic Surgery Guatemala
Coleman, Suzanne RN - Surgery Springboro, OH
Costigan, Daniel DO - Anesthesiologist Downer’s Grove, IL
Curti, Karim Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Curti, Yamil Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Daume, Jason MD - Anesthesiologist Dayton, OH
Decker, Mark Artist, Clinic Associate Siloam Springs, AR
Decker, Sheri RN - Surgery Siloam Springs, AR
Duarte, Hansel Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Duarte, Harold Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Duarte, Jeanie Nursing Student/Translator Argentina
Eldenberg, Rachel Clinic Associate Centerville, OH
Esposito, Romina Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Fessenden, Dragana RN- Surgery Springboro, OH
Gridley, Helen Scrub Technician Duluth, GA
Grimes, Mark Translator Springfield, OH
Gyoker, Ivan Translator Argentina
Jackson, Marcia RN – Surgery Kettering, OH
Lazo, Keren Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Leiss, Annie Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Lamont, Rebecca RN - Surgery Kansas, OK
Malotky, Max MD - Plastic Surgery Resident Beavercreek, OH
Miller, Stephanie Physician Assistant Wheatridge, CO
Nestares, Sebastian Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Nooner, Darrell CRNA - Anesthesia Los Angeles, CA
Rajaratnam, Sheila MD - Anesthesiologist Dayton, OH
Reinhardt, Nancy MD – Clinic Provider Centerville, OH
Reyes, Nathaniel Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Reyes, Nicholas Medical Student/Translator Argentina
Robles, Alexa Surgery Technician Guatemala
Rogers, Jeffrey DO – Anesthesia Coordinator Xenia, OH
Schmidt, Mafi RN - Administrator Banning, CA
Schmidt, Gary Clinic and Water Project Coordinator Highlands Ranch, CO
Schmidt, Becky RN - Surgery Centerville, OH
Schmidt, Steve MD – Plastic Surgeon Centerville, OH
Schneider, Raul MD – Clinic Provider Argentina
Schneider, Raquel RN – Clinic Provider Argentina
Valenzuela, Ismael JD – Translator/Clinic Associate Burlington, MA
Velasco, Janet MD – Pediatric Internal Medicine Kettering, OH
Velasco, Jon MD – General Surgeon Kettering, OH
Weighall, Roxane DO – General Surgeon Beavercreek, OH
Woodin, Bonita RN - Surgery Centerville, OH


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Our Mission:

Compassion: sending surgical, medical/dental and water project teams worldwide

Illumination: teaching patients and local personnel

Restoration: promoting and enhancing physical and spiritual health and healing

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